This course will initiate you to the scientific method while you are learning basic notions of astronomy such as: using the Kepler III software program, the Earth coordinates system (meridians and parallels); celestial coordinates (constellations, star names); rotation of the Earth; the layers of the Earth's atmosphere; revolution of Earth around the Sun; ecliptic, celestial equator and rotational axis of the Earth, the Moon's movemements and phases, and influences on our environment.
Recommended: Have a certain ease with the mathematics and physics.
000Y : To resolve a simple problem by applying the basic scientific method
65 - Print-based and online course with online assignments (in English)
Particularities and material requirements
- This course is not compatible with version 10.7 (Lion) or later of Mac OS X.